1/ Training Multi-Disciplined One-Person Specialists
How do we train multi-disciplined (md) specialists in areas our industry and community need? Especially in the case where there are not enough md specialists needed per year to sustain an ongoing degree course, or an ongoing masters course. How could Masters Courses that do applied research projects (but not “pure” research projects), be better funded?
Q/ What other md specialist areas are there, where there is no tertiary training available?
Q/ How could such md training be brought together & managed? E.g. From subjects in other Degrees?
2/ Keeping Current as Multi-Disciplined One-Person Specialists
Do you have time to read in detail, the articles and information available on the internet, and be aware of the key issues and what is relevant / may be relevant in your various md specialist areas?
How can we improve specialist’s abilities to keep current with relevant key knowledge in this internet information overloaded world. As I understand it, courts now expect specialists to be current across all aspects of knowledge relevant to the md fields they need to cover.
Q/ What other md specialist areas are there, where similar “succinct note” newsletters are needed?
I have created a 1 page pdf with more detail about the above issues.
Please download it, and send suggestions to myself and your local tertiary education institutions and local industries. Please also pass it on.